Scholarships for a PhD programme in Mathematical Sciences.

DAAD, the German Academic Exchange Service, in association with AIMS, provides five in-region scholarships for a PhD programme in Mathematical Sciences. These scholarship are available to students wishing to commence a PhD programme at a South African University. Funds awarded by the scholarship must be used towards covering the costs of tuition fees, living expenses, medical insurance, books, stationery, research literature expenses, study permit and research.

Eligibility

African nationals from Sub Saharan countries (excluding South African nationals), and not older than 36 years of age on the date of nomination may apply. Women are particularly encouraged to submit an application.

Application

Applications for 2015 are now open. An application form for a DAAD scholarship for Postgraduate Studies must be completed. The application form and  supporting documents listed below must be submitted to the address below either by hand, courier or post only. Please note that incomplete or emailed applications will not be processed.

  • Curriculum Vitae (Europass format)
  • Recommendation by your head of department
  • Copies of all university degree certificates (certified copies only)
  • Copies of all university transcripts (certified copies only)
  • At least temporary admission letter indicating the fees structure of the required university (original or certified copy only)
  • Declaration of acceptance from academic supervisor (original only)
  • Detailed and precise description of the research proposal with detailed working plan and time schedule until graduation.

Postal Address

The Administrative Officer
DAAD PhD Scholarships
6 Melrose Road
Muizenberg
7945
South Africa
For related queries, please email rene@aims.ac.za

Closing date

Applications must reach AIMS by 30 November 2014. Applications will be pre-selected by AIMS before forwarding a short-list to DAAD in Bonn for final approval.

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